Licensing Performance


Licensing Performance

The Licensing Team receive a very high number of applications each year, not just for new licences, but for renewals, variations and transfers of our existing licences.

We also receive complaints about our licensed premises.

Service Requests

Licensing Service Requests

Request Type2015/162016/172017/18
Service Requests Relating to Licensed Premises868157
Service Requests Relating to Animal Licensed Premises1354
Service Requests Relating to Gambling674
Service Requests  Relating to Taxis273327



Alcohol and Entertainment Applications

Application Type2015/162016/172017/18
New Premises Licence Applications181311
Notification of Change to a Premises Licence1159
Applications to Transfer a Premises Licence122831
Applications to Vary a Premises Licence142
Applications to Vary a DPS at a Licensed Premises576050
Minor Variations to a Premises Licence6613
Minor Variations to a Club Premises Certificate100
Applications to Vary a Club Premises Certificate101
New Personal Licence Applications766959
Notification of Change to a Personal Licence632328
Standard Temporary Event Notices Received288229268
Late Temporary Event Notices Received857057

Gambling Applications

Application Type2015/162016/172017/18
New Lottery Applications101015
Applications to Renew a Lottery818285
New Gaming Machines Notifications at a Licensed Premises315
New Applications for a Club Gaming Permit100
New Bingo Applications110
Applications to Vary a Bingo Licence105
New Family Entertainment Centre Gaming Machine Permit001

Taxi Applications

Application Type2015/162016/172017/18
New Dual Driver Applications211320
Applications to Renew a Dual Driver477052
Requests for a Replacement Licence/Badge102
New Hackney Carriage Vehicle Applications432629
Applications to Renew a Hackney Carriage Vehicle838984
Applications to Change a Hackney Carriage Vehicle81211
Applications to Transfer Ownership of a Hackney Carriage Vehicle41310
Applications to Change the Registration Number of a Hackney Carriage Vehicle421
Requests for a Replacement Licence/Plate100
New Private Hire Vehicle Applications10812
Applications to Renew a Private Hire Vehicle373539
Applications to Change a Private Hire Vehicle003
Applications to Change the Registration Number of a Private Hire Vehicle111
New Private Hire Operator Applications533
Applications to Renew a Private Hire Operator19116

Animal Applications

Application Type2015/162016/172017/18
New Animal Boarding Applications011
Applications to Renew an Animal Boarding Establishment181819
New Dog Breeder Applications200
Applications to Renew a Dog Breeder443
New Home Boarder Applications1096
Applications to Renew a Home Boarder81219
New Pet Shop Applications100
Applications to Renew a Pet Shop444
New Riding Establishment Applications001
Applications to Renew a Riding Establishment978

House to House and Street Collections

Application Type2015/162016/172017/18
New Street Collection Applications93554
New Trade Consent Street Applications534
New House to House Applications156


Live Licences

The number of Live Licences is constantly changing as new licences are granted and older Licences are surrendered or not renewed. As such we will update the table below with the number of Live Licence every quarter.

Live Licences

Licence TypeNumber of Live Licences
Premises Licences412
Club Premises Certificates40
Personal Alcohol Licence Holders1,359
Adult Gaming Centres3
Bingo Halls7
Gambling Premises (Non Track)7
Club Gaming Permits1
Club Machine Permits18
Gaming Machine at Licensed Premises59
Dual Drivers165
Hackney Carriage Vehicles121
Private Hire Vehicles41
Private Hire Operators21
Boatmans' Licences4
Pleasure Boats2


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